|Fernando Lagreca - Funicular [raam008] - Fernando Lagreco|
fernando lagreca from barcelona (.es) produces warm micro ambient spreading an immense relaxedness. his releases on autoplate.org "suave" and "nadador" set the standards for his second album "funicular, which concentrates on soundscapes slightly moving from one point to another, and back in harmony, like a ride with the funicular from peak to peak, feeling like flying. born in uruguay the sympathic bon-vivant moved to the city of barcelona to get inspired by it's wide scene of electronic music...
Downloads: 33,739 (2 reviews)
|Martin Donath - Kalte Tage In Warmen Farben [ratc006] - Martin Donath|
martin donath from nürnberg (.de) brings us an ep reflecting the cold days in warm colours. in long-evolving minimal spheres he unfolds deep moods and finds the balance between clear structures and romantic aspects. after his compilation tracks on realaudio.ch and legoego.de, he released on tonatom.net and an album "dimanche" on his own label stadtgruenlabel.net, which he runs alongside with lomov from hamburg...
Keywords: Minimal Techno
Downloads: 9,069 (3 reviews)
|Monoide - Numbers [ratc004] - Monoide|
thomas lipka from bratislava (.sk) strikes back with a more dancefloor orientated ep, after his technoid album on ratc001 and the warm soundscapes released on 2063music.de. monoide puts just enough harmonics in techno music to keep the people listening and shaking. full of ideas of the "red bull academy" in south africa he recharged his batteries, set up his system for a clear performance, and to create emotional tracks like "strategy"...
Downloads: 14,199 (2 reviews)
|Databoy78 - Click Cluck [ratc008] - Databoy78|
sebastian zangar from freiburg (.de) calls himself the gardener of small harmonies, in search of maximum beauty in cyclic precision. after his classical piano education he focussed on digital production, and soon he released his first track on the swiss label "shtml audio recordings" alongside artists like apoll and octex. working as sound engineer in various projects, he mainly produces his own tracks in trains, foreign flats and studios...
Keywords: Minimal Techno
Downloads: 12,169 (1 review)
|Navarro - Please, Sit Down [raam005] - Navarro|
navarro from paris (.fr) melts nature sounds with digital ambience into melodic tunes, that generate a french atmosphere of "savoir vivre". besides his studies in anthropology, specialising in history of ideas and religion, he studied electroacoustics and concrete music at cnr (conservatoire national de région). he composed for different art projects, the videogame laracroft and various exhibitions supported by the fonds national d'arts contemporains (fnac), which were shown all over the world...
Downloads: 5,340 (1 review)
|Receptor - Viaje [raam006] - receptor|
jorge cortes from santiago de chile (.cl) takes us on a musical journey reflecting his travels in 2004. starting at the paradise beach "con-con" in valparaiso, they lead him to various countries in europe and ended up in southern italy. in these days, the graphic designer always found enough time for siesta and composing music. at the italian "interferenze festival" he played alongside with mikael stavöstrand, luomo, rechenzentrum and c...
Downloads: 10,426 (1 review)
|Simon B - Morro [rabr001] - Simon B|
simon b. from bern (.ch) shares 4 melodical drum'n bass tracks with excellent drumgrooves, influenced by his studies of brasilian rhythms. involved in various highly respected projects as drummer and laptop-producer for more than ten years he cooperated with many worldwide respected musicians, like for instance bern's own jojo mayer and fabian kuratli. for realaudio he recorded brilliant vocal-tracks with the angolan florence chitacumbi and the portuguese liliana ferreira, a.k.a...
Keywords: Drum & Bass
|Soleil - Soleil [rabr005] - Soleil|
niels jensen from bern (.ch) presents his rather unknown musical side with lightness, sparkling microdrums and using his own voice. as the title implements, text and music interprete the daily cyclic move of the sun and the various moods generated by the sunbeams in the air and its reflections on surfaces, building the fundament for the growing nature. with this release niels reflects the time and atmosphere living in the countryside in the french part of switzerland, before returning back to be...
Downloads: 4,003 (1 review)
|Various - Numbers Remixed [ratc005] - realaudio.ch|
after his highly acclaimed "periodt" album (ratc001) and the "numbers" ep (ratc004) on realaudio.ch it was about time to see how realaudio.ch-artists would interprete monoide's soundscapes. denmark's danny kreutzfeldt starts the journey with his debut track for the label. under his pseudonyme sgnl filter, he unfolds an ambient soundscape of immense deepness. kazooo catches the mood and leads the listener straight forward to the dancefloor, where niels jensen, from bern's own label morris/audio i...
|Thomas Jaldemark - Nuclear Weapons Still Out Of Sight [raam003] - Thomas Jaldemark|
thomas jaldemark from jönköping (.se) made a brilliant reflection of the contemporary times, the increasing polarity in worldwide politics, and as one result of it the unnecessary armed-attack of iraq. regardless the misery of the thematics, his dark and clean ambient unfolds warm chords as a sign of hope and is full of variations and details. besides his projects in industrial-music and the track for the realaudio-ambient-compilation, thomas jaldemark already released ambient as "etcetc" on a...
Keywords: Ambient; Dark Ambient
Downloads: 3,102 (2 reviews)
|Benfay - Albedo Feature [raam007] - Benfay|
benfay from bern (.ch) is a master of multiple genres and instruments and his biography reads like a journey through all aspects of music. he received his double bass education at the jazz school of bern and at the hochschule für musik und theater. in 1999 he got in touch with berne's electronic music scene and thereafter decided to fully concentrate on the production of electronic music. an autodidact, he persued and achieved a full knowledge of the use of various digital music production-tool...
Downloads: 9,523 (2 reviews)
|Lomov - Jazzant [raam002] - Lomov|
lomov from hamburg (.de) made a breathtaking and precise definition of where the ambient section of realaudio.ch leads to. the moment of rest and emptiness as a source for all movement, evolving into scapish soundstructures: jazz with the digital media seen in context to arts. born in hannover, he studied history of arts, philosophy, archeology and sinology. after various exhibitions in fine arts from 1990-1999, he focussed his work on producing electronic music in the year 2000...
Keywords: Experimental; Ambient
Downloads: 7,009 (2 reviews)
|Monoide - Periodt [ratc001] - Monoide|
thomas lipka from bratislava (.sk) releases 13 tracks of crystal rhythmical structures, which will be presented at his appearance at the redbullmusicacademy03 in capetown. leading the listener from minimal-dub to powerful techno, he shows a wide variety of grooves in his soundscapes. reviews: Gaaaaaanz neu und aus der Schweiz. Das Label Realaudio. Mitbetreiber dieses neues Labels sind alte Bekannte aus der Netaudioszene...
Keywords: Minimal Techno; Ambient Techno; Minimalism
Downloads: 11,279 (2 reviews)
|Marko Fürstenberg - Inaxa Stream [ratc002] - marko fürstenberg|
marko fürstenberg from dingelstädt (.de) is one of the netaudio pioneers, who is constantly releasing high quality dub-techno throughout the years. always carrying his mobile laptop-studio with him, the restless and talented musician records environmental sounds and creates grooves wherever he travels. some of the massive chords on this ep, therefore are rememberings of his last years gigs in canada, sweden and the two appearances in switzerland...
Keywords: Minimal Techno; Dubtechno; Techdub; Ambient Techno
Downloads: 17,179 (1 review)
|[in]anace - Bonbon Foldings [ramx003] - [in]anace|
[in]anace from nürnberg melted ambient with adorable drums, for listening in exquisite environments. the head of http://www.subsource.de clearly declares the state of netaudio in the year 2004, going through some of the most talented artists releasing online. he guides us through unheard music, new ways of hearing fresh sounds and spaces between the music. realaudio.ch strengthens the nürnberg-bern-netaudio-connection with a relaxing soundscape mixed by the traktor-dj-studio protagonist...
Keywords: Electronic; Ambient
Downloads: 1,183 (2 reviews)
|V/A - Liquid Times [raam001]|
a silent selection of ambient pieces brought to us by artists living all around europe and still having close virtual relations to bern city. giving a slight idea where this section will go in the future, every tracks slowly evolves into an imaginary wideness that can probably only be experienced travelling through the sea.
Keywords: Electronic; Ambient Techno; Ambient
|Various - Organon Reinterpretations - Holger Flinsch|
for our jubilée compilation we had something special for you in our minds. we invited all realaudio.ch musicians for their own interpretation of the musical worlds of holger flinsch's organon [raam004]. setting guidelines like "strictly beatless", "slowly evolving" and "no-length-restriction" made this release turn out like one endlessly-flowing-ambient-piece. starting with a wonderful pad, switching between ice-cold and warm, kazooo's remix is the grand opening...
|Kazooo - Herbstlichter [ratc003] - Kazooo|
kazooo produces modern dance music full of mystical deepness and digital noises. his musical spectrum ranges from rather downtempo floor filling minimal-techno over to tech-house with detroit influences. releases are available on some of the leading netlabels for minimal-music like 2063music.de, tonatom.de and thinnerism.com and were mixed in dj-sets on subsource.de. he also appeared on matthias schaffhäuser's label ware-records, on the fourth installment of the popular warenkorb compilation se...
Keywords: Minimal Techno
|Ronny Pries - Click And Chord Discount [ramx006] - Ronny Pries|
ronny pries from hamburg (.de) is well known for his virtuos dj sets with final scratch, which he played at tresor berlin and in clubs all over europe. representing the head of labels like rohformat.de, schleudertrauma and t- his backcatalogue consists of uncountable releases under various pseudonyms, and he nowadays earns his living only by producing electronic music. his close contacts to farbrausch.com the world's leading demo-label keep him up to date concerning new developpements in digital...
|Rktic - Acid Dubs [ratc009] - Rktic|
rktic from hamburg (.de) sharpened his knives and cut a bunch of very fine tunes for his comeback. back in 2001 he released the legendary "northern lights" in the first days of the thinner.cc netlabel. suddenly it was brilliantly remixed and released on cd some months later. in the meantime ronny pries's activities focussed on his labels rohformat.de and schleudertrauma, releasing under various pseudonymes, and last but not least his brilliant demo-mixes which are officially delivered with nativ...
|Starfrosch - Da Schau Her [rabr006] - Starfrosch|
starfrosch is a collective from bern (.ch) bringing us a surprisingly popesque and very playful release. in addition starfrosch is also a platform for podcasting, netaudio-news, networking and a gamecenter. according to douglas adams "hitchhikers guide to the galaxy", frogstar world b is the planet which plans the restaurant at the end of the universe. that's where we all would like to go, to hear jeannie casey (voc) and carina schilling (voc) unfold their voices, and sing themself into the soul...
Downloads: 6,580 (1 review)
|Holger Flinsch - Organon [raam004] - Holger Flinsch|
holger flinsch from frankfurt (.de) is one of the rare artists which musical productions range between deepest ambient music and clubtechno. and yet he walks the genres with highest precision. well known for his elektrolux/mikrolux release "regayov" and for his various releases on labels like basalt, choke, eruptive, konfekt, phono elements, thinner and tongut. his longplayers "collapsing new people" on punkt musik, and "der zehnte juli" on choke remain unforgettable...
Downloads: 1,897 (2 reviews)
|Navarro - Future Nature [raam009] - Navarro|
navarro from paris (.fr) returns with a brilliant second visit from paris to realaudio.ch. implementing voices and his own piano playing gives navarro's music another special "bouquet". after his highly acclaimed album "please, sit down" he composed a soft and warm follow up. continuing his path on the "french melange" of field recordings with synthetic sounds. music we all like to listen to, when imagining a future in harmony with nature..
Downloads: 5,032 (1 review)
|Kazooo - Metaltermites [ratc007] - Kazooo|
kazooo from south germany (.de) strikes back with a bunch of serious clubtracks. after releases on various labels he focussed on his studies in media culture and sounddesign on max/msp in context with conceptual arts. besides he continued the path, started with his debut ep "herbstlichter" (ratc003) on realaudio.ch, just implementing even more subtle details in his music. an album full of tech-grooves sounding like ricardo villalobos and gez varley would have met on a dancefloor...
Downloads: 10,789 (1 review)
|Diwan Diwan - Ep Ep [rabr004] - Diwan Diwan|
patric lerjen and oli kuster from bern (.ch) walk with high precision on the small path where analog and electronic music meets. as professional guitarists and pianists their approach comes from the accoustic side and "diwan diwan" is their most session-orientated and digital activity-field. patric is also engaged in projects like "manufactur" with werner hasler, "electric blanket" with helena danis, "three base hit" with fabian kuratli and in don pfäffli's tonus-music sessions...
Downloads: 12,090 (1 review)
|Wolfgang Schubert - Messin' With The Buttons [rabr003] - Wolfgang Schubert|
wolfgang schubert from berne (.ch) is one of the rare virtuos laptop-performers using his own voice to transport messages in software generated music. with a huge musical background, playing in bands as guitarist and singer for years, he blends humoristic pop elements with technoish basslines, broken beats and digital noises. after the experience of clubnights in bristol he decided to leave his guitar for a sampler, influenced by the local drum'n'bass and downbeat scene...
|Rasterfahndung - I Like This Pizzicato [rabr002] - Rasterfahndung|
rasterfahndung from bern (.ch) is one of the rare projects that wonderfully melt acoustic instruments with electronic music. the guitar of niklaus erismann and the laptop of marcel kägi have equal parts in these very harmonic works influenced by studies at bern's music conservatory. their release leads us from sunny-italian guitar chords over to ambient scapes with dadaistic-voices, and back to the classically-influenced maintheme "pizzicato suite"...
Downloads: 7,379 (2 reviews)
|[ramx007] Ronny Pries - Mnmlsm118 - Ronny Pries|
ronny pries from hamburg (.de) continues the journey heading to new sounds through better mixing skills. we already introduced the rohformat.de-headman with ramx006, but with his follow-up "mnmlsm118" he already goes two steps further. as richie hawtin very recently stated, the most important developpements in music production these days happen in improving the way to interact with the computer. therefore more and more hardware-controllers are available and software is being adapted to these int...